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CNN
Jul 18, 2011 11:00pm PDT
murdoch, his son and rebekah brooks testify tomorrow. what are we expecting from this hearing? >> well, we're expecting that rupert murdoch will the box office draw. he'll be grilled by british members of parliament. he'll be cross-examined about his extent of the knowledge with what his executives were up to when they apparently, as the accusation goes, authorized these phone hacking antics to go ahead against celebrities and victims of crimes. to what extent he knew and to what extent he'll do something about it. so it will be a pretty explosive day. and obviously, the very fact the the world's most powerful media mogul is appearing in front of the british has parliament to answer questions in this way is a fascinating event in itself. >> so we're talking about this as a business story. rupert murdoch stepping down. and it's political drama because he's so influential in british politics. and american politics. counselor, he knows there's criminal investigations on both sides of the atlantic. rupert murdoch and his deputies need to be careful, don't they? >> think of how difficult it
CNN
Jul 6, 2011 11:00pm PDT
york times" columnist david brooks wrote the other day. he said if the republican party was a normal party it would take advantage of this-trillions of dollars in spending cuts in exchange for a few million dollar increases in revenue. he is saying if it collapses the republicans will be blamed. >> they're talking about $2 trillion in spending cuts but over a 10 to 15-year period. we can't bind future congresses. so there's no guarantee that any of those cuts ever occur. larry lindsay had an article in the "wall street journal" yesterday. he said if interest rates go up two points, you'll have 5 trillion extra in spending on interest. if you look at the exploding charts on spending and debt, it's going to be driven by interest in the next ten years. so i don't think we can count on and trust congress to do what they say we're going to do for ten years. i don't personally trust the body of congress to do what they say. or any of their promises. that's why i would only trust it if we actually amended the constitution to say you have to balance your budget. >> watch how this plays out o
CNN
Jul 6, 2011 7:00pm PDT
something the "new york times" columnist david brooks wrote the other day. he said if the republican party were a normal party it would take advantage of this amazing moment. it is being offered the deal in the century. trillions of dollars of spending cuts -- he said somehow if all this collapses it is you, the republicans who will be blamed. is he receipt? >> i think part of the problem is they're talking about $2 trillion in spending cuts, but over a 10 to 15-year period. we can't bind future congresses so there's no guarantee that any of those cuts occur. lindsay -- said if interest rates go up two points you'll have 5 trillion extra in spending on interest. if you look at the exploding charts on spending and debt, it's going to be driven by interest in the next ten years. so i don't think we can count on and trust congress to do what they say they're going to do for ten years. i don't personally trust the body of congress to do what they say. or any of their promises. that's why i would only trust it if we actually amended the constitution to say you have to balance your budget.
CNN
Jul 19, 2011 10:00pm PDT
son james and former news corp. executive rebekah brooks were grilled today. the elder murdoch apologizing but refusing to take the rap. >> do you feel that ultimately you are responsible for this whole fiasco? >> nope. >> you're not responsible? who is responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run it. and then maybe the people they trusted. >> no apology and no stepping down. >> have you considered resigning? >> >> no. >> why not? >> because i feel that people i trusted, not saying who, i don't know what level. have let me down. and i think they have behaved disgracefully and betrayed the company and me. and it's for them to pay. i think that frankly i'm the best person to clean this up. >> and speaking of cleaning up, the proceedings were interrupted briefly when a protestor deliver a shaving cream pie. take a look at this. keep your eye on the lower left-hand corner of your screen. it happens pretty quickly. >> oh! >> here it is quickly again in slow motion. here comes the pie. and that pink blur that you see over there is rupert murdoch's wife wendy who leaps across the
CNN
Jul 13, 2011 1:00am EDT
son james and former news of the world editor rebekah brooks for questioning a week from today. they're investigating allegations some of the newspaper's staff hacked into the voice males of politicians, celebrities and victims >>> president obama awarded the medal of honor today to an army ranger who lost his right hand while tossing an enemy grenade away from fellow soldiers in afghanistan. sergeant first class leroy arthur petry is the second recipient of the award for actions in iraq and afghanistan. a baseball fan is lucky to be alive after he almost fell 20 feet head first while trying to catch a ball during the all-star home run derby. keith car michael's brother, friends and some fans grabbed his legs and likely saved his life. last night's incident comes just days after a texas ranger's fan plunged to his death while trying to grab a ball. >>> and the new york fan who caught derek jeter's 3,000th career hit and gave it back instead of trying to cash in could still be slapped with a big tax bill. as much as $14,000 according to some reports. that's because yankee boss g
CNN
Jul 15, 2011 10:00pm PDT
prompted the paper to shut down later on. also today, rebecca brooks stepped down as ceo of news international, the corporate parent of news in the world and les hinton the ceo ceo of dow jones also resign today. he ran news international from 1997 to 2005. a shocking split from hollywood tonight. jennifer lopez and mark anthony tell people magazine they've decided to end their marriage. the couple married in 2004, are the parents of 3-year-old twins, max and emmy. and actress me la kunis says despite reports that she was too busy, she is going to go to the marine corps ball with sergeant scott moore. >> i am attending. i'm going november 18th. i will be there. [ cheers and applause ] >> come on. there's no need to applaud. it's nothing great. you guys, i accepted his invitation and i'm staying true to my word. i got permission to be released from work for the day. so i'm flying in and flying out. >> i am attending. that's what she says. sergeant moore is stationed over in afghanistan and he asked kunis to attend the ball in a youtube video. interesting stuff. >> a big fan of her
CNN
Jul 7, 2011 1:00am EDT
get nowhere. >> i want to read you something the "new york times" columnist david brooks wrote the other day. he said if the republican party were a normal party it would take advantage of this enormous moment, being offered the deal of the century, trillions of dollars in cuts in exchange for a few million of revenue increases. david brooks saying if it all collapses, it is you, the republicans, who will be blame. is he right? fully think part of the problem is they are talking about $2 trillion in spending cuts but over a 10 to 15-year period. you know, we kind bind future congresses so there's no guarantee that any of those cuts ever occur. larry lindy had an article in the "wall street journal" the other day and said if interest rates go up two points, you'll have 5 trillion extra in spending on interest. if you look at the exploding charts on spending and debt, it's going to be driven by interest in the next ten years, so i don't think we can count on and trust congress to do what they say they are going to do for ten years. i don't personally trust the body of congress to do
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